Author Archives: GilPress

About GilPress

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AI Embraces and Extends Statistics

In the sixty years since Arthur Samuel first published his seminal machine learning work, artificial intelligence has advanced from being not as smart as a flatworm to having less common sense than a house cat. Read more

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AnyClip Raises $47 Million

Visual intelligence company AnyClip raised $47 million to help businesses manage their video assets and consumers to find the video clips they need. Read more

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A Very Short History of AI, 2021 Edition

The evolution of AI from theoretical concepts to machine logic to expert systems to machine learning to artificial neural networks and big data-based deep learning. Read more

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A Very Short History of Quantum Computing

40 years ago, Nobel Prize-winner Richard Feynman argued that “nature isn’t classical, dammit, and if you want to make a simulation of nature, you’d better make it quantum mechanical.” This was later perceived as a rallying cry for developing a quantum computer, leading to … Continue reading

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The State of Data, April 2021

The data on the state-of-data in April 2021. Read more

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AI and Healthcare

Two AI luminaries, Fei-Fei Li and Andrew Ng got together today on YouTube, to discuss the state of AI in healthcare. Read more

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AI and In-Vitro Fertilization

Using big data, AI, and computer vision technologies, Israeli startup AiVF aims to transform the process of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Read more

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Don’t Automate, Collaborate

The future of work promises increased productivity, getting top results with fewer resources, and using AI not to eliminate jobs but to help teams excel. Ofir Paldi and the startup he runs, Shamaym, may have found the key to this future … Continue reading

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Israeli Tech Startups Break New Records

Raising $4.9 billion, Israeli startups had a record-breaking year in 2020, according to PitchBook. This was up from $3.9 billion in 2019 and 5 times what it was ten years ago. Previous records have continued to be shattered in the first … Continue reading

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The Data Index, March 2021

Data is eating the world and there are numerous indicators of its ubiquitous presence in our lives. Read more

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